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Weather: Mixture of sleet, snow and frosty conditions on the way

08:05 11 February 2013

Snow has been falling overnight, but forecasters warn there is more to come.

Snow has been falling overnight, but forecasters warn there is more to come.


MORE snow and sleet has been forecast for the county, with night-time temperatures set to plummet.


Jim Bacon, a forecaster for WeatherQuest, said we were coming to the end of the current weather front but said another would arrive on Wednesday bringing a mixture of rain, sleet and snow.

He said conditions today would remain cold and cloudy, with the potential of further sleet and snow showers.

“Tomorrow is looking a lot better,” he said. “It will be brighter but still a lot of cloud and sleet and snow.

“It will get a lot colder and there is the chance of some very frosty conditions.

“We could see temperatures at night time get down to about -2C or -3C during the colder bits,

“After this front, we will have another on Wednesday which will be a mixture of sleet, snow and rain but I think by the time it reaches it will be more rain than anything.”

Mr Bacon said temperatures today would site around 2 or 3C.



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